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"The Works of James Gillray from the Original Plates with the Addition of Many Subjects Not Before Collected"

(1847-1851)
published by Henry G. Bohn, London
written by Charles Whiting

 

Original Copperplate Engravings over 170 years old

Full Sheet Size: approximately 19 x 24.75 inches (about 48 x 63 cm)
Half Sheet Size: approximately 9.5 x 12.25 inches (about 24 x 31 cm)
(trimmed from full sheet)

Image size varies from engraving to engraving. Most, but not all, plates have engravings on both sides of the sheet, as published by Bohn.

Click here for contemporary (1851) descriptions and analyses of the cartoons by James Gillray

Click here for the index to subjects in James Gillray's cartoons

Source: Historical & Descriptive Account of the Caricatures of James Gillray; Comprising A Political and Humorous History of the Latter Part of the Reign of George the Third

by Thomas Wright, Esq., F.S.A. and R. H. Evans, Esq.

Published: London, Henry G. Bohn, 1851

original James Gillray etchings State Jugglers

The Trip to Piccadilly: or, a Prussian Reception

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Plates 39 and 40
(Side 1)


State Jugglers

The Visit to Piccadilly: or, a Prussian Reception

original James Gillray etchings The Vulture of the Constitution

Lord Chancellor Thurlow

The Bow to the Throne, alias the Begging Bow

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Plates 41, 42, and 43
(Side 2)


The Vulture of the Constitution

Lord Chancellor Thurlow

The Bow to the Throne, alias the Begging Bow

Overall sheet size is approximately 19.125 x 24.75 inches (about 48 x 63 cm)

Condition is Good to Very Good. Minor foxing/staining in margins, not affecting image areas. Typical appropriate age toning of paper. Please refer to enlargement by clicking on thumbnail images above.

$350




Plate 39
(Side 1)


State Jugglers



Plate 41
(Side 2)


The Vulture of the Constitution

(These plates are on a half-sheet, trimmed down from a full sheet at some time. Full sheet available above.)
Half Sheet Size: approximately 9.5 x 12.25 inches (about 24 x 31 cm)
(trimmed from full sheet; full sheet available above)

$85





Plate 40
(Side 1)


The Visit to Piccadilly...



Plates 42-43
(Side 2)


Lord Chancellor Thurlow

The Bow to the Throne

(These plates are on a half-sheet, trimmed down from a full sheet at some time. Full sheet available above.)
Half Sheet Size: approximately 9.5 x 12.25 inches (about 24 x 31 cm)
(trimmed from full sheet; full sheet available above)

$85

 

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